Book for the exceptional hike to Nyiragongo volcano through Adventure in the wild safaris. Hiking to Nyiragingo summit can be combined with other tourist activities of Virunga national park like Congo gorilla trekking, chimp habituation and lodges which can all be booked through the company.
3 Days Mount Nyiragongo Hiking
Day 1: Kigali, Rwanda- Goma town
On arrival at Kigali International airport, the driver guide from Adventure in the wild safaris will receive and transfer you from Kigali, through Gisenyi town and connect to Goma town. Depending on your Preference, you may spend the night at Goma town or in Virunga national park accommodations.
Lodges at Goma; Ihusi hotel, Lake Kivu Hotel
Lodges in Virunga national park; Mikeno lodge, Kibumba tented camp
Day 2: From the lodge to Kibati starting point and hike to Nyiragongo
The driver guide will pick you from your lodge and transfer you to Kibati where you’ll meet the local guide and porters and get guidelines before starting the hike. Remember to carry water and packed food for lunch. Hiking top the summit will take 5-6 hours and the night will be spent at Nyiragongo shelters where you’ll also have your dinner and breakfast the following morning.
Day 3: Descend to Kibati and exit the park
You’ll wake in the morning, have breakfast and descend to Kibati where you’ll meet your driver guide and drive to Goma, connect to Gisenyi then to Kigali airport. If you arrive at Kigali early, you may pass by Kigali Memorial Genocide and find out more about the 1994 Rwanda genocide.